National Nov 21, 2020

Captain arrested after ship sinks off western Japan

A local office of the Japan Coast Guard said it has arrested the captain of a small vessel for negligence resulting in his ship hitting a reef and sinking in the Seto Inland Sea the previous day. Yosuke Tada, 45, has admitted to the charge. ...

Kagawa passes Japan's first ordinance to tackle gaming addiction

National Mar 18, 2020

Kagawa passes Japan's first ordinance to tackle gaming addiction

A local assembly has passed Japan's first ordinance aimed at reducing internet and video game addiction among young people, by recommending that screen time be limited to one hour per day. The ordinance, passed Wednesday by the Kagawa Prefectural Assembly, has triggered controversy — with ...